Mark Higgins

Helpful votes received on reviews: 82% (68 of 83)
Location: Northern Ireland


Top Reviewer Ranking: 1,962,122 - Total Helpful Votes: 68 of 83
SanDisk SDCZ50-008G-B35 CZ50 8GB Cruzer Blade USB &hellip by SanDisk
0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Fragile, 18 Feb 2012
One star is an extreme rating but here's my justification:
* This is an identical product technically to many other flash drives, at a similar price.
* Therefore the fact that it broke from my key ring within a few months, while not being treated harsly, means that it has to be ranked very low vs. the competition
HP Compaq HP G70, MS Windows Vista Home Premium, I&hellip by HP
13 of 13 people found the following review helpful
When my 8 year old desktop finally broke down I decided to make the move to a laptop. After much shopping around I decided what spec. I was looking for and found it almost exactly in this laptop - 2Ghz processor with high cache/FSB, large memory, 17" widescreen.

The laptop was extremely easy to set up. Having seen Norton anti-virus software in action on my parent's laptop though I decided against installing the bundled Norton software and instead went for Kaspersky Internet Security - download the 30 day trial first though & get 13 months protection for the same price as 12! The laptop does not even struggle with software that brought my old PC to a standstill - even at the… Read more
Sid Meier's Civilization: Revolution (Xbox 360) by Take 2 Interactive
8 of 10 people found the following review helpful
While some elements of the game are excellent, overall, as a veteran of the PC versions I find this game disappointing.

On the plus side, the user interface is perfect - they couldn't have made a quite complicated game easier to control. The graphics too are excellent, however are cartoon-like compared to the PC versions. The "dialogue" is very irritating, as it's just stereotypical gibberish which must border on the racist for the more politically correct gamer! The number of techs and units is reduced - why??

My biggest objection is the lack of options to customise your game like the PC versions - e.g. size of the world map, the number and nationality of your… Read more

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